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To: Leisler

Oh geeze not this again. This bill will NOT pass, and the sponsors know it. Mississippi has some of the most lenient smoking, gun, insurance, helmet, etc laws in the nation.


19 posted on 02/01/2008 8:29:32 PM PST by mrsmel
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To: mrsmel
I think you are right.

(From sniffing around...)

"..called lead author, Rep. Mayhall, and asked if this was serious legislation or tongue-in-cheek to make a point. He kindly took a moment to answer my question while the legislature was in session. He said that while, regrettably, he doesn’t believe his bill will pass, this is serious. He wrote it, he said, because of the “urgency of the obesity crisis and need for government action.” He hopes it will “call attention to the serious problem of obesity and what it is costing the Medicare system.”

So, yes, this is for real and these elected officials actually believe this stuff."

21 posted on 02/01/2008 8:31:52 PM PST by Leisler
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To: mrsmel
This bill will NOT pass, and the sponsors know it. Mississippi has some of the most lenient smoking, gun, insurance, helmet, etc laws in the nation.

Well, they gotta start somewhere, right? 

56 posted on 02/01/2008 9:14:02 PM PST by JoJo Gunn (Help control the Leftist population. Have them spayed or neutered. )
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To: mrsmel

Nothing lenient about the helmet laws in MS that I’m aware of, and I lived there 45 years.

MM


104 posted on 02/03/2008 10:41:57 AM PST by MississippiMan
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